Timothy J. LaPorto, of Plainville, CT passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the young age of 56. Tim was a long time resident of Plainville but was initially a native of New Britain. He is deeply loved by his family and close friends and will be missed by many. Tim had always been a spiritual man and truly looked forward to his reunion with the Lord, which brings comfort to those who are closest to him. He was highly intelligent, artistic and gifted in many ways. Tim had a beautiful voice and could touch one’s soul with a gentle song. He was a deep thinker and conversations with Tim were always interesting and fun. His quick wit and on point perception made you feel engaged and easily brought to laughter! Tim often shared his spiritual knowledge with others in hopes of helping them find guidance, hope and comfort. He wholeheartedly sympathized with the struggles of others and often gave even when he had nothing to give. Tim was a gifted writer and utilized his biblical knowledge to create two screenplays. He was a talented mason and impressed many with his works of art. Tim has left many memorable imprints on the lives around him and in the paths of those that he has crossed.
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Tim is survived by his loving brothers and sisters Nancy (Steven) Lukasik, Frank (Maria) LaPorto, Jr., Michelle (Carlos) Prieto and Jeffrey (Pamela) LaPorto. Tim also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends with whom he held very dearly. Tim was predeceased by his loving parents Sherry Chesnut LaPorto and Frank S. LaPorto, Sr. It is with happiness that we ask all to come and rejoice in knowing that Tim is now at peace and reunited with the Lord.
A Celebration of Tim’s life will be held Friday, March 13, 2020 at 4 p.m. from the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, CT. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, Friday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Directions to funeral home – I-84 east or west, exit 37 (Fienemann Rd) right off exit – one mile down on right. To extend condolences to the LaPorto family or to share a memory of Tim, please visit SHAKERFUNERALHOME.COM